HEADWATERS FLY SHOP is a destination fly shop located next to the Big Hole River. The small town of Melrose, MT is considered the “hub” when it comes to fly fishing the Big Hole River and our fly shop is here for all your angling needs. From arranging one of our reliable river shuttles to booking an incredible fly fishing trip, our big hole river fly shop has you covered. We are a fully stocked with all streamside essentials needed for a day on the water. Headwaters is known for having accurate Big Hole River fishing reports and the finest fly selection in the area that are sure to fool any finned critter in the Big Hole River.
We’ve built our family owned business on having the best attitude in the fly shop world. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help with any questions you might have. Whether you are new to fly fishing or it’s your first time fly fishing the Big Hole River, we love sharing our knowledge of this incredible freestone river that we call home.
Arranging your next Montana Fishing Trips
We have teamed up with the area’s top fly fishing outfitters, with decades of experience under their belt, providing world-class guide service in our area. Specializing in fly fishing the Big Hole, Beaverhead, Madison, Bitterroot & Missouri Rivers, just to name a few. Our team is made up of veteran fishing guides whose only goal is to meet their client’s expectations.
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Headwaters Fly Shop is stocked with all the essentials needed for a day on the water. Our staff are all fly fishing fanatics and their top priority is to give accurate fishing reports and friendly advice to our fellow fisherpeople